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Snow's the Star this Spring

Perhaps we should petition to change the calendars in the Northwest, moving winter’s end from the March 21st to mid-May, or June even, given the snow levels at Crystal remain plenty skiable as we move toward summer. 197 more words

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Best Detentions: Skipping to Crystal Mountain Resort

Skiing and snowboarding at Crystal Mountain in March is a rite of spring in the Northwest. AS students, we cringed under the lion’s roar at this time of year, longest segment of the academic calendar without some kind of holiday. 292 more words

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Crystal Mountain Fresh Tracks Sunrise Breakfast a Win-Win

I don’t know about you, but I find it easier to wake up when someone else is flipping my pancakes, especially when my favorite meal of the day is prepared by the staff at Summit House. 234 more words

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Weekend stay “Crystallizes” perspective, future vacation plans

It’s early February and families all over Washington are gearing up for mid-winter break, aka “ski week,” when we pile into the car and drive off for a week of skiing bliss, as sacred a tradition as the summer sojourn to the grandparents. 254 more words

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I'm Dreaming of a White Season

As the holidaze comes to an end, I’m still dreaming. December 25th may have passed, but I resolve in 2012 to dream big, so how ‘bout (queue the orchestra) dreaming of a white six months. 298 more words

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Grill your skis this Memorial Day *archival post*

This post was originally published on May 27, 2011

Memorial Day Weekend 2011 approaches. Time to schedule that barbecue, perhaps a trip to the Folklife Festival or a few days in the garden. 201 more words

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Spring fling- why March madness rules in the mountains *archival post*

This post was originally published March 16, 2011 on crystalmountainresort.com

In the Northwest, we treat March like the middle child of the seasons, not quite strong enough to claim winter status, yet rarely handled with the gentleness of spring. 242 more words

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